Claude Tadonki (M) is a senior researcher and lecturer at the MINES ParisTech Institute (Paris/France) since 2011. He holds a PhD and an HDR in computer science from University of Rennes and from Paris-Sud University respectively . After six years of cutting-edge research in operational research and theoretical computer science at the University of Geneva, he relocated to France to work for EMBL, University of Paris-Sud, LAL-CNRS and then MINES ParisTech. His main research topics included High Performance Computing, Parallel Computing, Operational Research, Matrix Computation, Combinatorial Algorithm and Complexity, Mathematical Programming, Scientific and Technical Programming, Automatic Code Transformations. Claude Tadonki has worked at several laboratories and universities, has initiated various scientific projects and national/international collaborations, has given significant number of CS courses in different contexts including industries. He is an active member of well established scientific corporations and reviewer of high-impact international journals and top-rank conferences. He has published numerous papers in journals and international conferences. He is very active in international collaborations and has co-organized several HPC conferences and forums.